Kaveri Krishnan

Kaveri Krishnan

Assistant Professor
Finance & Accounting

She completed her PhD from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, specializing in the Finance & Accounting Area. Her work largely focuses in the area of credit rating. Her dissertation explores the efficacy of the credit rating process in India. The thesis also analyses the determinants of credit rating and the impact of the regulatory disclosure requirements on the credit rating process. Her broad research interests lie in the area of Credit Rating, Corporate Finance, and Investments. Prior to her doctoral degree, she completed her MBA and Engineering degree. After her Master's degree, she worked in the industry for about three years.

Education: PhD (IIM Bangalore), MBA, BTech

Corporate Finance, Investments, Derivatives and Risk Management


  • Chakrabarti, A., & Krishnan, K. (2021). Change in Illiquidity of Family Firms with Institutional Pressure: Evidence from India. American Business Review, 24(2), 9.
  • Krishnan, K., Mukherji, A., & Basu, S. (2020). Market responses to increased transparency: An Indian narrative. International Review of Economics & Finance, 69, 663-677.
  • Krishnan K., Basu. S., & Thampy, A. (2020). Has the Global Financial Crisis Changed the Market Response to Credit Ratings? Evidence from an Emerging Market. Journal of Emerging Market Finance, 19(1), 7-32.
Conference Presentations

  • Does Product Market Competition Affect Analysts’ Target Price Property? Presented at the Midwest Region Meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA), Oct 4-6, 2018, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Has the Global Financial Crisis changed the Market response to Credit Ratings? Evidence from an Emerging Market presented at the Annual Conference of the French Finance Association (AFFI) May 22-24, 2018, Paris
  • Efficacy of Credit Rating Process for Listed Entities in India presented at the Annual Shanghai Risk Forum, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, December 2016
  • Efficacy of Credit Rating Process for Listed Entities in India presented at the India Finance Conference, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, December 2016
  • The Impact of Political Uncertainty on Aggregate Investments using a Natural Experiment presented at International Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Finance, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, August 2016.

Workshops Attended

  • Teaching Summer School on Finance and Accounting at Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, 2018
  • ISB-IIMB Doctoral Consortium on Teaching at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, 2017

  • Chair – Admissions, IIM Visakhapatnam 
  • Coordinator – Admissions, IIM Visakhapatnam 
  • Coordinator – PGPDGM Programme, IIM Visakhapatnam 
  • Coordinator – PhD Programme, IIM Visakhapatnam 
  • Member – PhD Programme Committee, IIM Visakhapatnam 
  • Member – PGCEP Committee, IIM Visakhapatnam 
  • Member – Women’s Cell, IIM Visakhapatnam